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Annie Wennerberg of CWRU Ends Season as NCAA Statistical Champion

Annie Wennerberg of CWRU Ends Season as NCAA Statistical Champion

From Case Western Reserve University Athletics

Case Western Reserve University sophomore Annie Wennerberg (Avon Lake, Ohio / Avon Lake) ended her 2015 campaign as the NCAA statistical champion in a pair of categories, leading all Division III players in both home runs per game and total home runs during the season.

Wennerberg, a National Fastpitch Coaches Association First Team All-America selection, finished the season with a program-record 20 home runs, tying her with Linfield's Danielle Duman for the NCAA Division III lead.  Her 0.47 her runs per game led all Division III hitters, and were 0.05 higher than the next best player in the category.

Wennerberg was also named the University Athletic Association Co-Player of the Year, while receiving first team all-conference and all-region recognition.  The outfielder batted .412 during the campaign, while setting an additional school record with 60 runs batted in.  Wennerberg also pitched in 27 games during the season, leading all CWRU players with 15 wins and 91 strikeouts.

The Spartans finished 2015 with an overall record of 32-11, marking the most wins in a single season in the program's history.